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Mera Gaon Mera Desh (1971)

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Ajit saves the village from the dakus (bandits); whilst having romance with Anju.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Asha Parekh ...
Anju
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Ajit
Vinod Khanna ...
Jabbar Singh
Laxmi Chhaya ...
Munnibai - Dacait / Dancer
Jayant ...
Hawaldaar-Major Jaswant Singh
Asit Sen ...
Motumal (Drunk)
Sudhir ...
Police Inspector
Purnima ...
Mausi - VillagerMadLady
Master Bhagwan ...
Chotumal (Drunk)
Paro
Uma Dutt ...
Judge
Mohan Choti
Shah Agha
Soni
Birbal ...
Nai (Barber)
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Havaldar Major Jaswant Singh (Jayant) makes a citizen's arrest of petty thief Ajit (Dharmendra) and hands him over to the police, and after due process of law he is sentenced to six months in jail. After completing his sentence, the jailer asks him to approach Jaswant Singh for employment, and he does so. Jaswant asks him to help him with his farming work. Ajit meets Anju (Asha Parekh) and both fall in love. Ajit comes to know of Jabbar Singh (Vinod Khanna) a dacait who is terrozing the surrounding community, and Ajit decides to take on Jabbar. In retaliation, Jabbar abducts Anju, and instructs Ajit to come unarmed. Ajit decides to follow these instructions, however, as soon as he reaches Jabbar's hideout, he too is captured, and at the mercy of Jabbar and his woman (Laxmi Chhaya), who has been scorned by Ajit, and it is now up to her to decide Ajit's fate. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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17 April 2001 | by (ny) – See all my reviews

okay, lets just put it this way: if you enjoyed sholay, you will definitely love this movie. if you watch the film you will see many similarities with sholay. sholay is considered to be one of the all time great indian movies because of its successful adaptation of a spaghetti western, great performances by the two main characters, and a super villain in amjad khan(gabar singh). this movie is also an "indian western", but instead of two heroes it only has one, dharmendra. his characters personality is a blend of veeru, and jai in sholay. this movie also has a villain, played by vinod khanna, in one of his finest performances, who is incidentally named "jabbar singh". may not be as good as sholay, but comes extremely close. if it were made after sholay, you would think of it as a nice rip off; however, it was made before sholay, therefore it is a trend setter. by the way this movie is complete on all accounts of indian cinema: it has a great story, excellent performances, and great music. satisfaction is guaranteed. also for some reason pratiggya, another super "indian western" is not listed in IMDB, check it out also.


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